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[whatwg] Turn off Anti-Aliasing in Canvas

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 20:37:50 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600909140137q38806a18kb07b5fc2b00ac7be@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 7:43 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> I agree that sometimes antialiasing leads to seams, though; the solution
> to that isn't to disable antialiasing, though (that would just replace one
> problem with another), the solution is to provide new features that allow
> you to create composite paths that are stroked or filled in one operation
> (with one single antialiasing step) instead of requiring multiple distinct
> operations (each with their own antialiasing).
>

That often isn't possible because the information required is not available.
For example, if you were implementing a Postscript interpreter on top of
canvas, you couldn't do this.

Rob
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own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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